LePORE, George J.
George J. LePore, 82, of West Hartford, beloved husband of Irene (Schulz) LePore, went to be with his Savior Jesus Christ on September 9, 2013. He was born in Bronx, New York and resided in West Hartford for 53 years. George was a Korean War Army veteran and a retiree from Combustion Engineering in 1981. After retirement George pursued his passion as a full-time painter in the impressionistic style, specializing in the New England Landscape. He was often seen painting along the Maine seacoast or within the woodlands of Connecticut. He taught art at the Farmington Guild, West Hartford Art League and the Wethersfield Art League. Besides his wife, George is survived by three daughters and sons-in-law: Kathryn and Armindo Jorge of Unionville, Diane and Jan Heermance of Simsbury, Nancy and John Winters of Ozark, Missouri; and a son and daughter-in-law, Thomas and Nicole LePore of Windsor; and ten grandchildren. George was predeceased by two brothers Vincent and Richard LePore.
The Funeral Service will be Monday, September 16, 10:00 am at the Sheehan Hilborn Breen Funeral Home, 1084 New Britain Ave., West Hartford. Burial with military honors will be in the State Veteran Cemetery, Middletown. Calling hours will be 4-7 pm on Sunday, September 15, at the funeral home. Memorial donations may be made to the National Parkinson Foundation, Gift Processing Center, PO Box 5018, Hagerstown, MD 21741-5018. The family would like to thank the UCONN Medical Center 6th floor nursing staff, Palliative Care Unit and the VNA Hospice Staff for their loving support. Online condolences may be made at www.sheehanhilbornbreen.com.